A Wizard of Earthsea: The Plot Unfolds

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The novel A Wizard of Earthsea follows Ged as he visits many places in the archipelago where the story is set. Examine the lessons he learns through his travels by compiling and discussing a list of lessons learned. Relate this discussion to the plot and then examine plot through another lens: the role of women. Class members construct a response to the provided prompt about how women contribute to the plot.

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CCSS: Adaptable
Pros

  • See the materials for included handouts necessary for the homework assignment
  • Questions and prompts will compel students to think deeply about the relationship between characters and plot
Cons

  • Note that this particular lesson includes more homework than the previous lessons in the series
  • Some individuals will need additional scaffolding for the writing task